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Seasons™ Floor Plans: Gems in More than Name!

August 6, 2018
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Ever noticed that our Seasons™ Collection floor plans are named after gemstones? That’s not just a statement of value; it’s the color inspiration behind our model home merchandising! Our talented designers coordinate interior finishes, furnishings, artwork and more—all centered around the model’s chosen hue. As you tour our Seasons™ communities, you’ll see the forethought they (and our architects) have poured into this innovative product line, from the model experience to the space-maximizing footprint and home features today’s buyers love. Don’t let the price point fool…

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Your Clients’ Pets & You

July 23, 2018

Have you noticed that pets are playing a much bigger role in today’s housing market than they have in the past? You’re not alone. “[A 2017 SunTrust Mortgage survey] asked recent home buyers why they were buying their first home and their dog was the third most commonly cited reason, coming above children and marriage. Only more living space and the opportunity to build equity came above the furry companions.” – Money magazine Whether you’re a buyer’s or seller’s agent, your clients’ pets can pose some…

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Moving Tips for Seniors

June 28, 2018
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Do you have elderly clients relocating from out of state? If you’re in a sunbelt market, the answer is likely yes! Whether they’re moving on their own or joining local relatives (and perhaps looking for a larger, more accommodating space for their multigenerational household), here are some moving tips you can pass along to help make the transition a smooth one. Gather your medical records. Each doctor’s office should have a form for you to fill out that releases your medical records to your new…

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7 Great Outdoor Living Spaces

June 7, 2018

Outdoor living spaces can be a hot selling feature for homebuyers—especially in the spring and summer! We’ve rounded up seven of our favorites from across the country for you to browse and share. Whether your clients are looking for a bigger backyard or a lower-maintenance space with all the bells and whistles, this list could be a great conversation starter to help you narrow down their likes and dislikes. 1.  The backyard of the Perry model home in Menifee, California. 2. Pretty much anywhere outside…

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New Explainer: The Mortgage Process

May 23, 2018
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Have clients with mortgage questions? Share our new infographic! It gives a very simple overview of the mortgage process from start to finish and—if your buyers want to dive deeper—a link to get our Mortgage Quick-reference Guide. Knowing what they’ll need to have on hand when they apply and throughout the processing of their loan may help your clients stay on track for a smooth closing. DOWNLOAD AND SHARE  

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5 Favorite Features From the Coronado Floor Plan

March 14, 2018

If your clients are shopping for a three- to six-bedroom home, sized around 2,600 square feet, add the Coronado floor plan to your tour list! There are many reasons to love this versatile plan, but we’ve singled out five features that make it a standout.     Ready to show the Coronado? It’s available at communities across Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, Nevada, Utah and Virginia. Create a free Agent Hub account to save and share our floor plans, listings and communities with your clients. Prices, specifications…

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Free Real Estate Photography Guide

March 8, 2018

It’s hard to overstate the importance of good real estate photography. Good listing photos can mean the difference between a quick and profitable home sale and months of inactivity. That’s why it’s important to leave the photos to the professionals whenever possible. That being said… We love real estate photography, and we couldn’t resist sharing some pro tips from our in-house photo team! Whether you’re a real estate agent interested in branching into real estate photography—or just looking for ways you can make your clients’…

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Floor Plans for Millennials in Colorado Springs

February 9, 2018
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According to a recent Brookings Institution study, Millennials are moving to Colorado Springs at a faster rate than any other city in the U.S. The influx could be due to a variety of factors, including military and private-sector job opportunities, a comparatively low cost of living for the area and all the year-round outdoor recreation the Rocky Mountains have to offer. Whatever the reason… We’re building homes designed to meet their needs! Two communities in the Colorado Springs area offer our popular Seasons™ floor plans:…

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Floor Plan Spotlight: The Raven & Ryder

January 12, 2018
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Selling luxury homes in the Phoenix area? Be sure to tour the spectacular Raven and Ryder in Litchfield Park. Your clients will find it hard to choose between these inspired ranch-style plans! Both floor plans feature an expansive great room that opens onto a covered patio, spacious kitchen and nook. Bedrooms are located away from the common areas for privacy, and each plan offers a formal dining room, a study and two garages—a side-entry, single-car garage and a front-facing, two-car garage. Typical options include gourmet…

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2018 VA Home Loan Limits

December 19, 2017
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Did you know that 2018 VA loan limits for 100% financing will increase across thousands of counties? For military buyers, that could mean their borrowing power will get a boost—potentially by thousands of dollars! Learn more about this popular loan option on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ website, then check out the new limits in your area. If there’s a bump, that could be the motivation your military clients need to get moving in Q1. Need a copy of our free Military Homebuyer Guide?…

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